|Father Peter Yorke - Shaping San Francisco|
Dramatized excerpt of Father Yorke speech during 1901 City Front Federation strike in San Francisco. Originally produced by Haight Ashbury Community Radio Project in 1980.
Keywords: labor; capital; irish; Yorke
|Irish v. Chinese 1877 - Shaping San Francisco|
Dramatization of Irish couple arguing over the anti-Chinese agitation in San Francisco in 1877. Original recording by Haight Ashbury Community Radio project, 1980.
Keywords: Irish; Chinese; labor; capitalists; racism
|7 Ten Years--Jung Sai garment workers strike - Shaping San Francisco|
Excerpted from Harvey Dong's essay "Jung Sai Garment Workers Strike of 1974: 'An Earth-Shattering and Heaven-Startling Event'" in the book "Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78," edited by Chris Carlsson and published by City Lights Foundation.
Keywords: Labor; strike; Chinatown; sweatshops; garment workers; ILGWU
|Art & Politics: Doug Minkler - Shaping San Francisco Talks|
Doug Minkler was one of the first political artists to embrace the Mac and heâs been making scathing collages and edgy, often hilarious posters for several decades. See his solo show and find out how heâs kept himself going all these years!
Keywords: Art; politics; labor; movements; left wing; social services; social movements; expressionism; collage
|3 Ten Years--Labor in the 1970s - Shaping San Francisco|
Excerpted from "Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78", Jesse Drew describes the blue-collar industrial life in the Norheast Mission District, when beer was brewed, bread baked, and trains rolled through in the dark of night.
Keywords: labor; work; factories; blue-collar; beer; bread; Twinkies; mayonnaise; trains; Mission District; 1970s
|Queer Agenda, Work, and Gentrification - Shaping San Francisco|
Join queer organizers from Pride at Work/HAVOQ and other community organizations to discuss gentrification, how the economy affects queer workers, and redefining the gay agenda. This recording was primarily of the Queer Agenda discussion, but also has the report-backs from the other groups at theend of the night. Reexamine what is seen as a queer issue in San Francisco, as we dig into our ongoing struggles for justice around issues that daily affect our lives and those in our communities...
Keywords: Queer; agenda; workers' rights; gentrification; class; rich and poor; unions; labor; human rights; gay marriage; don't ask don't tell; gays in military
|Stop 5 16th and Capp - Shaping San Francisco|
Bending Over Backwards Audio Tour: Stop 5: The Redstone Building, former Labor Temple.
Keywords: labor; Labor Temple; Redstone Building; Painters Union; Dow Wilson; CAMP; murals
|The Right to be Lazy - Shaping San Francisco|
Overcoming Work and Sacrifice Surprising numbers of people too often accept or encourage a âcollapse of civilizationâ as a necessary precondition for radical change. Come and discuss the 19th century visionary Paul LaFargueâs re-issued book âThe Right to Be Lazyâ along with our visions of a post-capitalist life that imagines a life of abundance, generosity, and cooperation. Editor Bernard Marszalek and Chris Carlsson (Nowtopia) discuss with the audience.
Keywords: Work; Laziness; Wage-labor; consumption; economy; coops; sacrifice; volunteerism; business; busy-ness; overwork
|Class and Power in Queer San Francisco - Shaping San Francisco|
What does âclassâ or âcommunityâ mean? How does the newbie Midwesterner serving burgers at a Castro street diner relate to the landlord and shop owner âGay Communityâ spokesmen? How do the schisms between different classes of women, whether lesbian or bi or undefined, show up in daily life and local politics (or not)? How does fear of gender bending impact trans and intersexed people when it comes to paying the rent? Solidad de Costa, Keith Hennessy, and Michelle Tea.
Keywords: class; community; gender; transgender; gay; lesbian; bisexual; worker; labor; economy; housing
|Are Green Jobs Different? Can Capitalism - Shaping San Francisco|
Amidst a general enthusiasm and push for a ânew Green economyâ weâll take a look at both the kinds of work that get labeled green, and how the logic of capitalism impedes a deeper ecological transformation. Jason Mark ("Building the Green Economy," Alemany Farm), Chris Carlsson ("Nowtopia," Shaping San Francisco), and Mary Rick (Business Alliance for Local Living Economies).
Keywords: Green Jobs; Green New Deal; Green Economy; Sustainability; small business; government; regulation; wage labor
|Old City Hall: Corruption & Racism in 19th Century San Francisco - Shaping San Francisco|
Glenn Lym presents an architectural and political history of the 27-year project of building the original City Hall, a building that fell down in the 1906 earthquake, revealing deeply inadequate and corrupt building practices. Meanwhile, when contruction began in the 1870s, the white working class was raging against capitalism and the Chinese in equal parts, providing the impetus for the 1882 federal Chinese Exclusion Act...
Keywords: Old City Hall; San Francisco; architecture; earthquake; 1906; Workingmen's Party of California; racism; anti-Chinese; Union Labor Party; James Phelan